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WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT 1987 - SECT 7A
Application of Act in respect of coal industry
7A Application of Act in respect of coal industry
(1) The workers compensation company (within the meaning of the
Coal Industry Act 2001 ) is taken to be a licensed insurer that is a
specialised insurer under, and for the purposes of, this Act.
the following provisions of this Act do not apply to or in respect of the
workers compensation company--
(a) Division 6 of Part 4,
(b) sections 156 and
(c) Divisions 1A, 2-5, 6A and 7 of Part 7.
(3) For avoidance of
(a) an employee of an employer in the coal industry is not eligible to
make a claim under Division 6 of Part 4, and
(b) a person who is taken, under
Schedule 1 to the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act
1998 , to be a worker employed by another person is not entitled to make a
claim referred to in paragraph (a) if the other person by whom the person is
taken to be employed is engaged in the coal industry.
(4) The workers
compensation company is taken to be the insurer under this Act of all
employers in the coal industry (whether or not any such employer maintains a
policy of insurance with that company).
(5) In this section--
"employer in the coal industry" has the same meaning as in the Coal Industry
Act 2001 .
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